49-43-4.3. Bond requirement--Violation as misdemeanor. Before any license is granted to a public grain warehouse, the warehouse operator shall file with the commission a bond conditioned to secure the faithful performance of the warehouse operator's obligations as a public warehouse and full and unreserved compliance with the laws of this state and the rules of the commission, relating to the storage of property for hire by the public warehouse. The bond shall be in the amount specified by § 49-43-5.3. Operation as a public grain warehouse without a bond is a Class 1 misdemeanor. Each day a person conducts the business of a public grain warehouse without a bond is a separate offense.